Beach Park is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 13,976 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Beach Park is the 178th largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Beach Park is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Beach Park is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Beach Park who work in office and administrative support (19.39%), food service (9.23%), and sales jobs (8.56%).
Also of interest is that Beach Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The education level of Beach Park citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.95% of adults in Beach Park have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Beach Park in 2010 was $28,355, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $113,420 for a family of four. However, Beach Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Beach Park is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Beach Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Beach Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Beach Park also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 28.45% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Beach Park include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
In addition, Beach Park has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.15%).
The most common language spoken in Beach Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.